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Now for a week off!

After seven weeks of learning, it is time for some rest and relaxation! Enjoy the week off, stay safe and have fun – school reopens on Monday 1st November.

Happy retirement to Mrs Pykett
from Mr Gray

After 25 years as a midday supervisor, Mrs Pykett has decided to retire! From supporting children with special needs in the 1990s through to getting Year 4 through a covid-safe lunch brake in 2021, Mrs Pykett has seen it all! School Council were delighted to be able to present her with flowers, gifts and cards this week. We thank her for her work over the years and wish her a very long and happy retirement!

Harvest Food Bank Donations – thanks
from Mrs Walker

Mrs Walker and School Council children took a massive 132kg of your food donations to the Meadows Food Bank today. Thanks to Mr Spencer for loading up his car and to Charlie’s Mum for keeping us safe on the way!

The children had a tour of the store, and heard about how we can always help by checking what is needed on the Meadows Food Bank Facebook page. Right now, the food bank really needs washing up liquid – so if you have a spare bottle, you know where to send it!

Free School Meals Holiday Vouchers
from Lorraine Whistler

The EdenRed vouchers for families entitled to means-tested free school meals have now all been processed and sent to parents. We are really pleased to be able process these on behalf of the city council so that our families get what they need even when we are closed.

from Mr Prestidge

In the last few weeks it has been hard to maintain attendance with so many bugs and covid doing the rounds. Despite that, some classes have still been high achievers. Well done to:

Year 5 & 6 Naoroji (98%) for the week 11th October
Year 2 Nightingale (98%) for the week 11th October
Year 5 Bowden Class (95%) for the week 18th October

Healthy Skills for Life are coming up after the break!
from Mrs Russell

1. Walk to School Month : commencing 8th November

This is the Walk to School Challenge. Children will receive a travel tracker and badges will be awarded to the children at the end of the month. More information after the holiday!

2. Road Safety week 15th – 19th November

Resources will be in school from the Road Safety Team for pupils to become more aware of the importance of Road Safety.

3. Anti-Bullying week 15th- 19th November

Look out for the work our children will do on updating our anti-bullying policy – it’s the way that our whole school agrees and knows the rules!

Covid information
from Nottingham City Council

Please click here for a letter from the City Council Director of Education and Director of Public Health.

August 2022


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